New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998-02-10. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 342 pages; corners bumped, some edge wear to jacket and boards;The most fabled city in ancient Arabia was Ubar, but like Sodom and Gomorrah, Ubar was destroyed by God for the sins of its people. Buried in the desert without a trace, it became known as "the Atlantis of the Sands". Now, in one of the most entertaining stories of scientific discovery and archaeological investigation ever written, Nicholas Clapp recounts the rediscovery of this ancient lost city. 60 illustrations. Subject of a "Nova" on PBS.